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Then You Happened

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  2,470 ratings  ·  169 reviews
When Sierra’s father died, he left her in charge of the family business. At the age of twenty-eight, Sierra Adams became CEO of Adams Advertising & Design, one of the top 10 advertising agencies in the world. Her work was her life. She lived and breathed it every day, leaving little time for play. Having once been in a relationship that completely destroyed her, Sierra vow ...more
Published September 23rd 2014 (first published September 19th 2014)
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Jan 28, 2018 rated it liked it
Sierra is a high powered CEO of an extremely profitable ad company. Cameron is a blue collar builder running a construction company on the rise.
Although I loved that the usual wealthy CEO position is held by a woman, I hated that she used her sexuality to land clients. Shouldn’t her skill in her job be more important than her low cut tops?
And another love/hate part: I loved that Cameron was ok with her spending money on him but I hate that he seemed to accept her massive alcohol abuse.
Thanks to this story, I have no grown even less fond of Tequila.
How in the WORLD can someone drink that much Tequila without getting severly sick? Sierra drank it like it was a glass of water. How??!

Also, I’m still trying to wrap my head around how Cameron even fell in love with her…or rather why? There was nothing appealing about her to be totally honest.

Nor, did I even realize when this all happened. I thought maybe I was missing something while trying to hold back my nausea from the mention o
Chris- Bookaddict
Mar 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Sandi Lynn has done it again. I honestly did not know what to think when I found out she was writing a book with a female Lead as the CEO of a company. I thought how in gods name is she going to top Connor Black, will she be able to pull it off? Well Sierra is definitely NO Connor Black, BUT that is not a bad thing. I honestly do not think she could EVER top Connor Black and the Forever Series. Then You Happened is a new series that Sandi has started to write, I expected different from The Black ...more
Oct 08, 2014 rated it it was ok
Oh dear, having previously loved her Forever trilogy I sadly have to say I almost didn't finish this!! I really, really thought the synopsis was great and was expecting a sassy, fun read. What I got was severely lacking, period chats (twice!), loads of sex with ( suits), a seriously messed up heroine who was pandered to by her driver and best friend/ assistant/ door mat. I really didn't like the heroine at all!!! Good knows what the lovely Cole saw in Sierra????? I almost didn't finish. The sex ...more
Katrina Tingle
Aug 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Finally a book where its the woman's and you will see what I mean. I want to be Sierra when I grow
Its a great story of a woman in power in a "MANS WORLD". Sierra is a woman who knows what she wants and will not let anyone get in her way. I LOVED that about her. There are so many great characters in this book from Kirsty the best friend who has always been there to James her driver and good friend. And all of her "Suits". And what story would be complete without the BITCHY m
Apr 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: re-read, 5-stars
Love the fact this is a book about a CEO woman! The whole story lines a bit role reversal really. I loved it. It's was good to see a strong career focused heroine. Sierra has her set up with "suits" cause she has been burned by love before. In comes blue collar hard worker Cameron who is very diff to her usual hook ups. What woman could resist a buff sexy builder! There was a lot of witty banter in this book. So many funny times, especially with Sierras mother, she loved to piss off that woman. ...more
Dec 22, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Please note this review may contain spoilers.

Then You Happened is the story of Sierra Adams (CEO of Adams Advertising & Design) and Cameron Cole (carpenter for his father’s business).

Sierra has had a few bad experiences with previous boyfriends and no longer does relationships. She has several corporate men (suits) she has sex with, men who are happy to give her what she wants: no strings; no commitments; and no problems. Having grown up wealthy, Sierra only wants the finer things in life and ne
Kerry Richardson
Oct 13, 2014 rated it liked it
I loved the character of Cameron, he was an ordinary guy doing an ordinary job. He fell in love with Sierra who was seriously fucked up, she had previously had her heart broken so for the last few years she had only lived for her job as CEO of her own ad agency and no strings sexual hook ups with "suits", rich business associates she knew. She didn't really come across that well to me because she had several of the "suits" on the go at once, having sex with Royce one night and Don on the followi ...more
Sep 27, 2014 rated it liked it
This was a cute story! Had some funny moments and I loved that the woman was the rich CEO, and guy was made from simple stock. I loved how he accepted her for who she was and her money did not become an issue. What did bother me is that she drank so much, I felt bit disgusted by the amount she drank and felt character has a problem. Seriously she was ALWAYS DRINKING. I also would have liked more heat to the story. I was not expected so much fade to black sex.
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Finally! A book wherein this time, a woman is the CEO. She calls the shots, knows what she wants and gets what she wants.

This book had a lot of funny scenes too. It helped that her supporting characters were just as fun as her. I can't wait to see what happens next!
Jan 28, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf

Overall, I didn't like it and mainly it's because of the heroine and her hypocrisy. She purposely dates only assholes and when she's treated like trash, she's surprised and angry at it. The fuck?

The premise of her fucked up outlook on relationship is due to her parent's divorce and her long term boyfriend ditching her. Somehow this translates into infidelity-phobia. So, she's into these hook ups "without strings" to avoid being hurt but then she admits that those hookups never give her sat

 Mano Nischala
Mar 16, 2017 rated it did not like it
I am still at 59% of the book..and let me tell is with great effort..i was able to read until here.
I thought i will stop and read later..if i feel like it.
I am unable to hear anymore whiningggg...... of Sierra and she is so unlikable. I tried ..i really tried to like her..but..nope.
Cole is so sweet and I don't understand what he likes in her..except she is beautiful.
I think he is better off without her.
Maybe..she improves her character as the story proceeds..but i don't have much hope.
Sarah - Vanilla Twist Reads
Sep 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
As usual Sandi has delivered again. Sierra Adams is CEO of a top 10 advertising company she's fierce and also loyal to her friends. Sierra had her heart broken and refuses to love again. She doesnt do relationships she has no strings fun with men that her friend refers to as suits, no attachment. Then in walks Cameron Cole totally not Sierra's normal guy but she cant help the pull towards the sexy builder boy lol. This book will have you laughing and pulling your hair out. I for one cant wait to ...more
M.A. Foster
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Omg! Sandi Lynn you have outdone yourself with this book. I love all of your books because you put just enough of the drama without killing the story with too much angst. The forever series has always been one of my all time favorites but I'm loving this new series. Loved this! Can't wait for the next book. ...more
Sep 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved it! Although I would of liked to have known that there was going to be a 2nd book before I read it. I would of waited until that book came out!
Stacy Hahn
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Then You Happened is a wonderful romantic comedy that will keep you entertained the entire time. I could not stop smiling as I read this book, although I did cry a few tears as well.

Sierra Adams, CEO at Adams Advertising and Design was one tough cookie. After spending seven years with the worthless man who left her, she vowed to not do love relationships again. She did "suits", corporate men with no strings attached. Men are only good for one thing--sex!

Cameron Cole is an all American workingman
Oct 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This was such a fun book. Sierra is a snarky, smart-ass, tequila drinking CEO of a major advertising firm. She's got more money than she'll ever know what to do with and she loves her high class, life of luxury in the Hollywood Hills. Sierra's heart was broken three years ago when her boyfriend of seven years walked out on her and left her a voicemail saying he wasn't coming back. Since then, she has no desire to date and refuses to put her heart out there because she thinks it will inevitably g ...more
Amy Beth
Apr 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sandi Lynn has given us something new with this book and by god is that woman good!

How many hotties can she drum up? Well ass Cameron Cole to that list.

This book has me chuckling throughout in all of it's brilliance, CEO Sierra is amazing! She is all business and she rules hard! I for one wouldn't like to get on the wrong side of her.

The interactions between her and her mum Deila are some of the best conversations I've heard.

I have finished this is one sitting, because as usual I couldn't put
Shona Reid
Aug 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sandi Lynn's books always draw me in and amaze me. Even though Then You Happened is completely different to her other books this one was no exception. It was refreshing not like anything out there at the moment.

Sierra's father died which means she became CEO of his company. Not everyone was happy about a woman running a major company but her work is her life and she's such a fiery character. She has no strings sex after a badly broken heart. She loves her tequila, it gets her through the crappy
Leynaa Yldz
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It was a really great and funny book, about a female CEO (for a change) and a regular guy (a carpenter). I really liked Sierra and Cameron relationship, Sierra is a crazy crazy girl who can't do anything without her tequila. And Sierra's friend Kristy is even better lol, i liked the relationship between Kristy and James (despite the twelve age difference).

My favorite scene was when they try this new condom which (they bought together) who is supposed to be "ultra thin and warming pleasure" but
Oct 04, 2014 rated it it was ok
Barely 2 and not because of the writing or the plot, but because I just couldn't connect with the characters. Sierra is an alcoholic, seriously I don't know how she doesn't suffer from cirrhosis with the way she was drinking everyday. Also does people who have designer clothes talk like that? "Today I'm wearing my Chanel suit and those Manolo shoes". Seriously? I do have some nice expensive things, but I don't mention the brand when I decide to use them, I think is tacky.
Cameron was nice, really
Yulanda Bolton
Mar 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This a must read once you start reading you will not be able to put it down.
Mar 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book is so funny and sexy! Loved a strong heroine...the one in the boardroom, priceless❤️
Oct 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
I feel like Sierra should go to rehab. LOL Cute story.
Donna Rutledge
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved and highly recommend this book. I loved Sierra and her almost alcoholic ways and I loved Cameron and his down to earth ways.

Sierra is a high maintenance CEO of one of the top 10 advertising firms in America. She is only 29 when you start the book and she has been hurt badly by her ex Ryan. She doesn't believe in relationships. Sex only and often. She hooks up with men who are also millionaires. She's broken inside but has lots of love to give.

Cameron is in construction and he owns his ow
Karen J
Nov 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG! I laughed from the beginning to the very end!

Ms. Lynn,
I love your books, and frankly do not know how I missed this, but WOW, what fun. Sierra Adams is an amazing character, strong ,gives new meaning to the word witty, and frankly a mess!
Along comes Cameron, with amazing green eyes, and you can guess the rest, and one very spoiled CEO starts hunting! Hysteria got me from there on... Cameron is laid back, realizes Sierra is out of his league, but yet is not about who or what she has, but who
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Sheila Kotze
Jun 17, 2020 rated it it was ok
This book did not work for me at all. I love all of the Sandi Lynn books that I've read so far, but this one just didn't get me there. The whole idea of a woman as the lead in a CEO position had me very exited to read this book, but the character just didn't work for me.

She's basically an alcoholic! I mean, who drinks that much tequila??? And she's like a spoiled brat. I did not connect with this character and it's a bit disappointing as all the other characters in the other books
Feb 18, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not my thing

Reverse alpha. She definitely has a drinking problem and the fact that no one seems disturbed by it says a lot for their characters especially Cameron. As for her being the alpha she certainly can't handle her breakup. It has been 2years and especially since she claims he has a small appendage. What's to be heartbroken about. Definitely not an alpha. More like a woman with a lot of money with no respect for her body. And Cameron could have at least been a strong male. Maybe be bother
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